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Degree Plans - Ornamental Horticulture Technology - Nursery/Greenhouse Management Specialist Certificate (Archived)


(Level I Certificate)

RLC-Closed January 1, 2011.

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.ORNAM.NURSERY

This 32 credit hour certificate prepares the student to enter the horticulture industries. The program places emphasis on those skills required for success to enter nursery and greenhouse operations such as retail/wholesale nurseries and greenhouse growing facilities.



HALT 1401 Principles of Horticulture 4
HALT 1305 Horticultural Soils 3
HALT 1320 Horticultural Calculations OR 3
POFT 1321 Business Math (3)
HALT 1331 Woody Plant Materials 3
HALT 2314 Plant Propagation 3


HALT 1422 Landscape Design 4
HALT 2402 Greenhouse Crop Production 4
HALT 2320 Nursery Production and Management 3
HALT 1319 Landscape Construction 3
HALT 1209 Interior Plants OR 2
HALT 1225 Landscape Plant Material (2)
Minimum Hours Required 32

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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